The Black Calhouns
From Civil War to Civil Rights, With One African American FamilyBook - 2016
From Library Staff
Gail Lumet Calhoun, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an African American Family from Civil War to civil rights.
The daughter of actress Lena Horne explores the story of an extraordinary African American family evolving along with America, sharing the journey from emancipation through migration, Lena’s stardom, and the civil rights movement of the 1960s.